Jay Ellis Wiki, Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Gay, Net Worth

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 02 Oct, 2019
Jay Ellis Wiki, Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Gay, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 21, 1981
Age 39 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Marital Status Engaged
Girlfriend/Dating Nina Senicar
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $3 million
Ethnicity Afro-American
Children/Kids Nora Grace (Daughter)
Height 6 Feet 2 Inches
Parents Wendell Ellis Sr. (Father), Paula Ellis (Mother)

The American actor, Jay Ellis, is all set to intrigue the audience with his acting skills in the new release 'Insecure' after a year. However, he has never missed staying in the headlines with his professional and private matters all this time. He previously made it to the front page for his relationship with a Serbian model, Nina Senior. The actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur are famous for his performance in ‘Grace and Frankie’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy.'

Career and Progression:

Jay Ellis moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in the acting sector. He made his television debut on the BET series, ‘THE GAME’ which continues until 147 episodes. The celeb has embraced his acting abilities in several acclaimed television series such as, ‘Grace and Frankie,' ‘Masters of Sex,' ‘How I Met Your Mother,' ‘NCIS’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy.' Apart from that, he worked with renowned HIV/AIDS research organization, amfAR, to support in eradicating the escalating rates of HIV cases in the black community.

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Excited for his Highly Anticipated HBO series, ‘Insecure’:

Jay Ellis has returned to the television screen with his much-awaited HBO series, ‘Insecure’ which aired from July 23, 2017. The actor became the part of the television series as Lawrence Walker from season 1 which aired on October 9, 2016.

How Much Is Jay’s Net Worth?

Jay Ellis has reportedly garnered an enormous net worth of $3 million. The actor summoned such an exquisite amount from his endeavors in several movies and television series. His earnings from the modeling assignments, photoshoots, and commercials have also contributed to enhancing his total revenue.

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Enjoying a Lovely Relationship with Girlfriend amidst Differences:

The handsome actor, Jay Ellis, has been dating the Serbian model, Nina Senicar since 2015. Jay and his girlfriend are pretty open about the relationship and don’t miss to flaunt their love on red carpets and other occasions. His girlfriend is an athlete, model, and actress known for Tiscali, The Island of Famous and Napoletans(2011). She started acting from her high school drama club when she was just 14 years old. In 2001, she accomplished her position as a National champion equestrian athlete in show jumping.

The couple is beyond happy for having each other in life, but they often have to encounter troubling questions regarding their racial differences.

Caption: Jay and Nina attending the amfAR's, Inspiration Gala.
Source: PhotoBucket

While giving an interview to Charlamagne, the radio host asked Jay whether or not he’s afraid of the criticisms he is likely to face from the black female followers for having a blonde beloved. However, the actor very modestly answered that the relationship is above everything for him at the moment.

After almost four years of dating, the love birds have finally decided to take the next step in their love life. The pair recently got engaged, the news of their engagement was revealed in for a Serbia’s story magazine in July 2019.

Jay with his fiancee Nina(Source:

Besides, the couple also revealed another happy news regarding Nina’s pregnancy. They announced that they were expecting a baby, and Nina was four months pregnant already. As confirmed, Jay and his lady love will be blessed with a baby in Autumn.

On the other hand, the couple has already set the wedding location which is going to take place in Italy though the exact date is yet to be explored. However, it is yet to be seen whether the happy couple’s baby may or may not be participating in their big day. 

Before Nina, he had been in a relationship with Brittany Daniel in 2014. His relationship with these gorgeous ladies proves that he isn’t gay. The seriousness of the couple hints that the fans can expect for them to get married soon and enjoy a husband-wife relationship.

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Jay’s Short Bio:

According to some wiki sources, Jay Ellis was born on 27th December 1981 in Sumter, South Carolina. He spent a big chunk of his childhood days traveling with his military father. He earned Summa Cum Laude at the prestigious Concordia University in Portland where he was president of the student body. He belongs to African ethnicity and enjoys a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches.